Tag: Jackie Hindle

  • Jackie Hindle

    Jackie Hindle

    John A.” Jackie” Hindle was born on April 26, 1901, in England to Robert and Edith Hindle. In 1909, the Hindle family, which included Jackie’s younger brother Theodore, emigrated to the United States and settled in Camden, New Jersey, in 1919. They rented a home at 816 Tulip Street. Jackie’s father, Robert, worked as a…

  • Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20

    Camden Reached Peak in Boxing in 1919-20

    Camden Courier-Post – July 26, 1955 Standout Performers Appeared in Bouts Held at Armory Camden has had its ups and downs in the boxing game, but probably reached its peak so far as performers are concerned when bouts were held at the Haddon Avenue Armory during 1919-20. However, a number of clubs flourished in the…

  • Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes

    Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes

    Camden Courier-Post – March 19, 1949 Down Memory Lane with that Old Gang of Yours… in a few of the years when Our Town was as good a sport town as any in the land… from the time that Taylor and Gunnis promoted fights through the years to Roxie Allen… Mickey Blair… Eddie Chaney… Shamus…

  • Nearly 4000 Witness Old-Timers in Action

    Nearly 4000 Witness Old-Timers in Action

    Camden Courier Post – December 20, 1939 Past and Present South Jersey Boxers Go Through Paces in Charity Show NO DECISIONS RENDERED By FRANK KOPESKY They turned back the sporting pages last night, month after month, year after year. And out of the staring type and paling newsprint stepped the images of youths who in…

  • Ex-Fighters Are Set for Charity Show

    Ex-Fighters Are Set for Charity Show

    Camden Courier Post – December 18, 1939 Jersey Joe Walcott and Roxie Allen in Feature at Civic Hall Tomorrow Present and past greats of Camden boxing will do their all for charity tomorrow night, when they appear on a card sponsored by the United Democratic Clubs of Camden at the Camden Convention Hall. Fifteen bouts…

  • Four Camden Men Are Among Those Who Get Paroles

    Four Camden Men Are Among Those Who Get Paroles

    Camden Courier-Post – June 23, 1933 Lesslie Orr, ‘Polack Joe’ Deven, Jackie Hindle and Walter Kennedy Freed Public Not Informed Four well-known Camden county men who had been in the state penitentiary at Trenton for at least one year are now at liberty on parole. It was revealed at Trenton yesterday that the State Board…

  • Roxie Allen Freed, Will Re-enter Ring

    Camden Courier Post – June 10, 1933 Former Camden Boxer Paroled After Serving Two of Four-Year Sentence Roxie Allen came home yesterday, sans the rough and reckless spirit of the youthful ring warrior who went to state prison more than two years ago. He left behind him the “number” by which he was known in…

  • Trenton ‘Phantom’ Gains Verdict Over Local Italian for Third Straight Time

    Trenton ‘Phantom’ Gains Verdict Over Local Italian for Third Straight Time

    Camden Courier Post – September 19, 1928 By TOM RYAN Before one of the largest crowds that ever witnessed a boxing shot at the Convention Hall, Vincent Forgione, of Philadelphia. won the referee’s decision over Babe McCorgary, of Oklahoma, in the last-half of the double-windup of the all-star benefit, show staged last night by the…

  • Gorman Meets Test Against Joe Bashara

    Gorman Meets Test Against Joe Bashara

    Camden Courier-Post – September 12, 1928 Hard-Hitting Middleweights Meet in Prelim to Forgione-McGorgary Bout Tuesday Successful so far in a comeback campaign launched recently, Joe Bashara, hard-hitting middleweight from Baltimore, will stack up against a tough customer in one of the preliminary bouts at the all-star show arranged by the Matthew Purnell Post 518, Veterans…

  • Wins Another

    Wins Another

    Camden Courier-Post – January 17, 1928 JACKIE HINDLE, Camden lightweight who beat Harry Larsen, of Atlantic City last night in the eight round semi-final at the Northside A.C., Atlantic City NJ. It was Hindle’s third victory in four starts since his attempted “comeback.”

  • Roxie Allen Starts New Year in Impressive Style by Shading Al Del Galdo in Convention Hall Finale

    Camden Courier Post – January 3, 1928 BOOTS AND MICHAELS ADD TWO MORE KAYO VICTIMS Long and Short Knockout Artists of Riverside put Quietus on Opponents GRANDE BEATS ROSS By Tom Ryan The year of 1928 evidently is going to be kinder to Roxie Allen, one of the best local lightweights, than the last one…